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Tony Crispino
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Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 8128
   Posted 6/4/2009 1:46 PM (GMT -7)   
joec joined us recently with the following stats:
 
Small cell anaplastic androgen-independent adenocarcinoma of the prostate
PSA 3.15
Gleason 9 (5+4)
Radical Retropubic Prostatecomy
chemo: taxotere and then etoposide/cisplatin
radiation: 55 grey units over 30 days
Next surgery to deal with cancers return 6/9

Tony Crispino
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Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 8128
   Posted 6/4/2009 1:49 PM (GMT -7)   
Welcome to HealingWell.
I see you are well in dealing with the disease, but certainly if there is anything we can offer count on it. And we welcome you input as well. I came here a couple years ago and found evrything I needed to prepare mysel for the journey ahead. And I since have found the friendships and comradery to be extremely valuable. Welcome to the site...

Tony
 Age 46 (44 when Dx)
Pre-op PSA was 19.8 : Surgery at The City of Hope on February 16, 2007
Geason 4+3=7, Stage pT3b, N0, Mx
Positive Margins (PM), Extra Prostatic Extension (EPE) : Bilateral Seminal vesicle invasion (SVI)
HT began in May, '07 with Lupron and Casodex 50mg (2 Year ADT)
IMRT radiation for 38 Treatments ending August 3, '07
Current PSA (May 11, 2009): <0.1
 
My Journal is at Tony's Blog  
 
STAY POSITIVE!


Doting Daughter
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 1064
   Posted 6/4/2009 2:04 PM (GMT -7)   
Welcome! Welcome!!!
Father's Age 62 (now 63)
Original Gleason 3+4=7, Post-Op Gleason- 4+3=7,
DaVinci Surgery Aug 31, 2007
Focally Positive Right Margin, One positive node. T3a N1 M0.
Bone Scan/CT Negative (Sept. 10, 2007)
Oct. 17 PSA 0.07
Nov. 13 PSA 0.05
Casodex adm. Nov 07, Lupron beg. Dec 03, 2007 2 yrs
Radiation March 03-April 22, 2008- 8 weeks 5x a week
July 2, 08 PSA <.02
Oct. 10, 08 PSA <.02
Praying for a cured dad.

Co-Moderator Prostate Cancer Forum


Magaboo
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Date Joined Oct 2006
Total Posts : 1210
   Posted 6/4/2009 2:16 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi joec,
 
Just a quick note to welcome you to this site. I know that no one wants to be here, but it can be a big emotional support and certainly a gold mine of experience and information. Stay in touch.
All the best to you in your journey.
 
Magaboo

Born Sept 1936
PSA 7.9
-ve DRE
Gleason's Score 3+4=7, 2 of 8 positive
open RP 28 Nov 06 (nerve sparing), Post op staging T3a
Gleasons still 3+4=7
Seminal vesicles and lymph nodes clear
Catheter out 15 Dec 06, Dry since 11 Feb 07
All PSA tests in 2007 (4) <.04
PSA tests in 2008: Mar.=.04; Jun.=.05; Sept.=.08; 3 days before Rad Start=0.1
Salvage RT completed (33 sessions - 66 Grays) on the 19th Dec., 08.
PSA on the 26 Jan., 09, =0.05. PSA tests now every 6 month


CPA
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Date Joined Feb 2008
Total Posts : 655
   Posted 6/5/2009 4:49 AM (GMT -7)   
Greetings, Joec.  Welcome to the place no one wants to be.  There are lots of men and women here who have walked in your shoes and are very willing to share experiences.  You are among friends so please let us step alongside you as you walk down this path.  Best wishes for successful treatment.  David

Age 55
Diagnosed Dec 2007 during annual routine physical
PSA doubled from previous year from 1.5 to 3.2
12 biopsies - 2 positive with 2 marginal
Gleason 3 + 3 = 6
RRP 4 Feb 08
Both nerves spared
Good pathology - no margins - all encapsulated - Gleason 4 + 3 = 7
Catheter out Feb 13 - wore pad for couple of days - pad free Feb 16
PSA every 90 days - ZERO's everytime!
Great wife and family who take very good care of me


joec_49
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Date Joined Jun 2009
Total Posts : 14
   Posted 6/5/2009 9:23 AM (GMT -7)   
Thank you one and all....

Joe
Dx: age 55, now 58
Dx: Small cell anaplastic androgen-independent adenocarcinoma of the prostate
PSA: 3.15 (from 2.54)
Gleason: 9 (5+4)
1/06: Radical Retropubic Prostatecomy (removed 19 lymph glands and 1/3 of my bladder)
9/06-2/07: chemo: first taxotere and then etoposide/cisplatin
5/07: radiation: 55 grey units over 30 days
Cancer in remission 2/07-4/09
Next: surgery (6/9) to deal with cancers return
casodex to follow surgery and then watchful waiting.
full story at: http://prostate-cancer-log.blogspot.com

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